The executive summary should be such that a top executive is able to know all

The executive summary should be such that a top

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The executive summary should be such that a top executive is able to know all the features of the project that are required for decision making. 17.2.2 Introductioii: This should cover: (i) Name of the work and its broad scope: Information here should give a general idea of the scheme as a whole. (ii) Authority and plan provision: Give reference to the order of the competent authority calling for the project and the provision for the work in the relevant development plan. (iii) History, geography, climate, dimography, etc. Previous history of the road and its present condition (in the case of existing roads) or development history for project as regards economic activity, population served, available transport facilities, etc. (in the case of a new roads). Highlight aspects such as prone to flooding of the area, waterlogging, etc. The general topographical and geological features of the area. Ramfall, annual average intensity and distribution during the year, range of temperature during summer and winter months periods of low and high water levels in river/canal, etc. (iv) Necessity: Indicate the necessity for the project and the circumstances which have made its execution urgent. 17.2.3. Socio-economic profile: This should cover Socio-economic profile of the region and the Project influence Area (see Section 5) 1 7.2.4. Traffic surveys and traffic forecasts: Discuss the type of traffic surveys conducted for various sections, the data collected and the results of future growth. Present the design traffic figures separately for each element of the project, e.g., width of carriageway, pavement, intersections, railway crossings, etc. For existing roads, discuss the accident data with special reference to the known accident- 'prone location. 17.2.5. Engineering surveys and investigations and proposed road features: Description under this head should inter-alia cover: (i) Route Selection Considerations governing the route selection and the effect of the proposed route on the overall transportation pattern of the area with respect to other facilities, like, railways, inland waterways, etc. (in the case of new roads). Discuss the merits and demerits of alternative routes investigated and reasons for selecting the proposed route. (ii) Alignment The general alignment of the road and its details, section by section, with reference to topographical and geological features, obligatory points, such as, bridge sites, important 51
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IRCSP: 19-2001 population centres, existing or prospective industrial centres, etc. Also, discuss points of general importance, like, high banks, heavy cuttings, nature of gradients, radii of curves, sight distance, nature of soil along that alignment, etc. (iii) Roadland, roadway, carriageway and other cross-section elements Discuss the proposals regarding right-of-way, acquisition of structures alongside roadway, carriageway width, etc.
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